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Farmer Led Trials Program Highlight: Colby Farms


Written by Jose Perez, OFRF’s Analysis & Schooling Engagement Coordinator

Tim and Becky Colby personal Colby Farms, a 14 acre farm in Papillion, Nebraska, the place they produce greens, fruits and a few livestock merchandise for his or her group. As newbie and veteran farmers, they’re of their second yr of transitioning a traditionally standard farm to natural manufacturing. Having beforehand farmed in Arizona for 3 years, they got here again to Nebraska to have a tendency the land the place Becky’s grandfather as soon as farmed.

Tim and Becky have thrilling plans for his or her farm. They hope, in time, to create a farm-to-school program, provide value-added meals lessons, and construct a business kitchen. They hope to determine a fruit orchard with apples, peaches and different stone fruits to supply u-pick, in addition to increase chickens, goats, bees, and maybe cows. 

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